i have 93 thunderbird it will crank but not idle what could it be

Asked by Apr 28, 2016 at 11:50 PM about the 1993 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

some times not all the time when i give it gas it would like bog down spit and sputter then fix its self.this time when it happen it just kept on spitting and sputtering then went dead.it would crank back up but want idle then goes dead again  any ideals anybody

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Try some general maintenance things first replace air and fuel filter, add fuel injector cleaner to gas tank and use higher octane gas occasionally if you use low octane gas all the time. Is the check engine light on ?

Your floats in the carb are sticking . You will need a good mechanic to take apart carb and clean ..

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